Charleston County School District, CCPL join forces for Summer Reading Programs

April 27, 2018

CHARLESTON, SC - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County School District are working together to help students and children read more than ever this summer. This joint initiative is part of the Library’s annual Summer Readi...

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Winners announced in National Poetry Month "Break The Line!!" poetry contest

April 25, 2018

After weeks of poetry submissions from teens and adults, the Charleston County Public Library and For The Scribes is pleased to announce the winners of the "Break The Line!!" poetry contest. 

In the Teen category, LuLynn Dancer won with her poem...

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Join a community conversation by participating in On the Table May 1

April 21, 2018

The Library Foundation of the Lowcountry's On the Table is an annual forum designed to elevate civic conversation, foster new relationships, and inspire collaborative action across the region. On Tuesday, May 1, hundreds of Lowcountry residents ...

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Prelude to the Revolution

April 20, 2018

Today I’m going to begin a series of programs looking at the sparks that ignited the American Revolution in Charleston in the spring of 1775. We’ll begin with some historical background to establish the context, and then we’ll focus on event...

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Mail Service in Colonial-Era Charleston

April 13, 2018

Long before the invention of email, and long before the advent of the U.S. Postal Service, how did the people of early Charleston exchange letters and news with other towns, other colonies, and across the Atlantic Ocean? And how long did it take t...

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CCPL hosts voter registration drives at 10 branches prior to elections

April 12, 2018

CHARLESTON, SC - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) are working together for the third year to host several voter registration drives between April and September, and patr...

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Bicycling the Ashley River Bridge in 1897

April 6, 2018

Today I’d like to highlight a story that demonstrates the relevance of history in our present lives. In recent years, there has been much talk in Charleston about the need for a bicycle-friendly path across the Ashley River. A plan to convert on...

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CCPL's Bookmobile back on the road after week of repairs

April 3, 2018

The Charleston County Public Library Bookmobile is back on the road!

The mobile library was taken off the road a week ago so that crews could make some necessary repairs. All routes are back in service now.

If you have questions about service ar...

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10 Progressive Women of Early 20th Century Charleston

March 30, 2018

March is Women’s History Month, and, in honor of this annual event, I’d like to profile some of the most progressive women of early twentieth century Charleston. A century ago, this community was just beginning to emerge from a social, economi...

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Register to vote with CCPL, Charleston County Board of Elections

March 29, 2018

CCPL is teaming up with the Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration to help get people registered to vote. Patrons can register to vote at various branches now through September. 

Also, on National Voter Registration Day (Tu...

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